Tag: strength

Are You Done In?

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly. – John 10:10 I started this devotional out by looking up the term, “done in”. What I… Read More

Remember

REMEMBER To the one who feels alone. Like you’ve been given way more than you could possibly bear. To the one that doesn’t think they are going to make it. To the one that feels like their life… Read More

Seek First Project: The Way He Strengthens (Day 43)

“Don’t be afraid,” he said, “for you are very precious to God. Peace! Be encouraged! Be strong!” As he spoke these words to me, I suddenly felt stronger and said to him, “Please speak to me, my lord,… Read More

How to Savor a Life: Overcoming? Me??

  Don’t let evil conquer you, but conquer evil by doing good. – Romans 12:21  Conquer = to overcome or take control of a person or place Seems to me that this would be the greatest desire of… Read More

When You’re Making Bricks Without Straw

So the slave drivers and foremen went out and told the people: “This is what Pharaoh says: I will not provide any more straw for you. Go and get it yourselves. Find it wherever you can. But you… Read More

Naked Warrior, Take Heart

For we are not fighting against flesh-and-blood enemies, but against evil rulers and authorities of the unseen world, against mighty powers in this dark world, and against evil spirits in the heavenly places. – Ephesians 6:12 Some days… Read More

The Kind of Faith This Takes

So be truly glad. There is wonderful joy ahead, even though you must endure many trials for a little while. These trials will show that your faith is genuine. It is being tested as fire tests and purifies… Read More

What Does it Really Mean to Rely on God’s Strength?

“I am not saying this because I am in need, for I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances. I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty…. Read More

Look, Mom!

Serve only the Lord your God and fear him alone. Obey his commands, listen to his voice, and cling to him. – Deuteronomy 13:4 When I was growing up, it was the height of pride if you could… Read More

Why I Take Pleasure in My Weaknesses

Three different times I begged the Lord to take it away. Each time he said, “My grace is all you need. My power works best in weakness.” So now I am glad to boast about my weaknesses, so… Read More